25 July 2018 Current Affairs
Sharma is CCO in Bajaj Auto rejig
Bajaj Auto Ltd. has appointed Rakesh Sharma as its first chief commercial officer (CCO) to complement the offices of the ED and the CTO.
Lok Sabha passed NCTE (Amendment) Bill
The Lok Sabha passed the Negotiable Instruments (Amendment) Bill, 2017 which has the provision of allowing a court trying an offence related to cheque bouncing, to direct the drawer to pay interim compensation to the complainant.
Iran becomes India’s second largest oil supplier
Iran has overtaken Saudi Arabia to be the second largest supplier of crude oil to Indian public sector firms during April-June quarter. Iraq remains India’s No:1 supplier of crude.
Michael Ondaatje named in Man Booker Prize long list
Warlight” tells the story of two orphans in London in the immediate aftermath of World War II. 13 books has been announced chosen from 171 submissions this year which is the highest number of titles in the award’s 50 years history.
AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year
The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the governing body of football in India named India and Bengaluru FC Captain Sunil Chhetri as the AIFF Player of the Year in the Federation’s Executive Committee Meeting in Mumbai.
Ambani brothers, Salman, Priyanka in World’s top 500 entertainment leaders list
Billionaire Ambani brothers Mukesh & Anil and Bollywood superstars Salman Khan & Priyanka Chopra are among the dozen Indians named in Variety magazine’s list of 500 most influential business leaders shaping the global USD 2 trillion entertainment industry.
IAF participation in Ex Pitch Black 2018
An Indian Air Force contingent comprising of four Su-30 MKI, 01 X C-130 and 01 X C-17 aircraft, landed at Darwin Air Force Base, Australia for the Exercise Pitch Black – 18. This is the first time that an IAF contingent is participating in a multinational air exercise in Australia with Royal Australian Air Force.
Veteran Bengali actress Basabi Nandi passed away
Bengali actress Basabi Nandi died due to cardiac arrest. Basabi Nandi was 82 years old. She was also a playback singer.
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